Alice H. MaulsbyGenealogy aficionadoAlice Hastings Maulsby, who...


Alice H. Maulsby

Genealogy aficionado

Alice Hastings Maulsby, who was active in genealogical groups and other organizations, died Sunday of respiratory failure at St. Joseph Hospital. She was 82 and had lived in the Edenwald retirement community in Towson for about five years.

A native of Galestown on the Eastern Shore, the former Alice Hastings was reared in Baltimore and graduated with honors from Mary Washington College in Virginia. She also studied at the Maryland Institute, College of Art and did graduate work at the University of Maryland.

She was a member of the Woman's Club of Roland Park, the Baltimore Country Club, the English Speaking Union, the Johns Hopkins Club and the Mount Royal and Arundel garden clubs.

During World War II, she was a Red Cross volunteer.

She was a life master of the American Bridge League, and she bowled, golfed and did needle- work.

She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Magna Carta Dames, the Daughters of the American Colonists, the Daughters of the Maryland Society of 1812, the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century, the Daughters of 1812 and the Maryland Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor.

Her first husband, M. Gordon Lyons, died in 1965; her second husband, W. E. Holt Maulsby, in 1989.

A memorial service was to be held at 1 p.m. today at the jTC Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Charles Street and Melrose Avenue.

She is survived by two sons, M. Gordon Lyons Jr. of Covington, La., and Bruce Lyons of Cumberland; a stepson, Michael Maulsby of Dallas; three stepdaughters, Jessica Fleming of New Zealand, Laura F. Mauls- by-Kline of Rodgers Forge and Ellen Barclay-Post of Napa, Calif.; three grandchildren; six step-grand- children; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Joseph D. Brandenburg Auxiliary Fund, Post Office Box 1722, Cumberland, Md. 21502.

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